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Here you can learn all about the work we’re doing, our latest initiatives, partners, upcoming events, and much more.
NEW YORK (November 14, 2017) — Jumpstart hosted the 4th Annual Fall Luncheon at NYC’s famous 21 Club, featuring authors Judy Batalion, Helen Simonson, Jenny Rosenstrach, and Laurie Lico Albanese.
BOSTON (July 17, 2017) — Jumpstart announced this week that it has received a total of $7.1 million in AmeriCorps funding via National Direct and state commission grants from the
- Thursday, March 29|6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Gotham Comedy Club
Jumpstart’s Tri-State Young Professionals Board (YPB) is hosting their first large-scale fundraiser this year with laughter included! Join us on Thursday, March 29, 2018 for the YPB Laughs for Literacy event at the renowned, art deco-themed Gotham Comedy Club. Enjoy an evening of drinks, networking, raffle packages, and comedy while raising awareness and funds for Jumpstart. The YPB seeks to spread the importance of Jumpstart’s mission and engage young philanthropists in the movement to improve early childhood literacy in low-income communities across the United States....
- Wednesday, April 18|6:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Capitale
Join Jumpstart on Wednesday, April 18th, at our Scribbles to Novels gala as we celebrate the power of the written word and shine a spotlight on the importance of early literacy development in children. The 2018 event will once again be held at Capitale, the original Bowery Savings Bank, which features tall columns, a coved ceiling, and an art glass skylight. The celebratory evening includes an Authors Circle where attendees meet featured authors and receive signed books, a full dinner program, and a live auction. In New York City last year, over 430 advocates showed their support for Jumpstart, raising $1.1 million for...
Jumpstart is a proud member of the AmeriCorps National Service Network and is supported in part by the Corporation for National and Community Service.